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Dáil votes by almost two-to-one to delay introduction of legislation regulating electric scooters by three months. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The Dáil has voted by almost two-to-one to delay for three months the introduction of legislation aimed at regulating electric scooters so a public co(...)

Irish gymnast Emma Slevin puts on a display during the Sport Ireland announcement of the multi-year investment of over €3 million in the Women in Sport programme at the  National Indoor Arena in Abbotstown. Photograph:  David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile

One day after being announced as the successor to Colin Bell as the head coach of the Irish women’s team, Vera Pauw now knows what she is facing in te(...)

 Adare Manor and golf course.  Junior Sports Minister Brendan Griffin praised the “huge work and dedication” of JP McManus for bringing the event to the Limerick venue. Photograph: PA Wire

The State will spend €50 million preparing for and promoting the 2026 Ryder Cup, which will take place in Adare Manor in Co Limerick, the Minister for(...)

Shane Lowry is the fifth Irish winner of the Open Championship. Photograph:  Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

President Michael D Higgins has congratulated Irish golfer Shane Lowry on winning the 148th Open Championship at Royal Portrush in Co Antrim on Sunday(...)

Expressions of sympathy on the late former TD Jackie Healy Rae were heard in the Dáil on Wednesday, nearly five years after his death. File photograph: Eric Luke

Lunchtime on Wednesday in Leinster House. The corridors are quiet. Leo Varadkar is still in the chamber answering routine questions about his departm(...)

A stretch of the old rail line between Youghal and Midleton which is to be turned into a greenway. Photograph: Denis Minihane

The allocation of €8 million by the Government towards the €15 million cost of a greenway in east Cork has been welcomed by local politicians. Mayor (...)

Tyrion will end up as king Evan McGuigan, Dublin This season has been mostly enjoyable so far and I am still intrigued to see where it all goes, but (...)

 Welsh flag: the political landscape has changed irrevocably since 2009, creating room for a more defined and closer relationship between Dublin and Cardiff. Photograph: Thinkstock

Nearly 10 years ago, the then Welsh first minister, Rhodri Morgan, described the decision of the Government to close the Irish Consulate in Cardiff as(...)

Former FAI CEO John Delaney pictured this week after a meeting with the board of the FAI. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The bunting will be out next Saturday in Castleisland for the official opening of the much-anticipated Georgie O’Callaghan Park. But will John Delane(...)

Sports Ireland ceo John Treacy  at the Oireachtas committee.

An external investigation into the finances of the FAI will include an examination of expenses claims by former chief executive John Delaney and other(...)

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